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Philips receives ‘Grand Award’ for Fidelio in 2011 Hong Kong Awards for Industries


Eindhoven, the Netherlands – The Hong Kong Awards for Industries has given the ‘Grand Award’ to Philips for the Fidelio docking speaker. The multiple award winning speaker can add the ‘Grand Award’ to its growing list of accolades. Next to the ‘Grand Award’, the Hong Kong Awards for Industries organization awarded the Master LED spot and the presenter for its product design. Both the Master LED bulb and the Cushion speaker received the product design ‘Certificate of Merit’.

Greg Foster, Creative Director, Philips Design, Branch Hong Kong: “We are honored to receive such recognition by the Hong Kong Awards for Industries organization for our product design. All the winning products are good examples of the Philips Design approach; based on a deep understanding people, contexts of use and consumer insights and maintaining sense and simplicity in all aspects of proposition creation.”

Grand award for Fidelio
The Hong Kong Grand award is already the 7th award given to the Fidelio Docking Speaker since its introduction in 2010. The success of the elegant looking Fidelio can be found in the combination of both design and architecture that enhances sound performance and radiates sound quality. Fidelio has been designed around consumer’s needs. The premium design looks stylish in people’s living room, with our without your iPhone or iPad docked. While the Fidelio offers high quality sound on the go and in the home, the model is compact and easy to use.

About the Hong Kong Awards for Industries
The Hong Kong Awards for Industries was officially launched in 2005 by merging the former Hong Kong Awards for Industry and Hong Kong Awards for Services, established in 1989 and 1997 respectively, to rationalise and update the two awards. The merged Awards continue to recognise the outstanding achievements of Hong Kong enterprises in their move towards high technology and high value-added activities. The Awards cover six categories. For more information please click here.

Philips Design
Philips Design, with 7 locations in Europe, the USA and Asia Pacific, is one of the longest-established design organizations of its kind in the world. Its creative force of some 400 professionals, representing more than 35 different nationalities, embraces disciplines as diverse as psychology, cultural sociology, anthropology and trend research in addition to the more ’conventional’ design-related skills. The mission of these professionals is to create solutions that satisfy people’s needs, empower them and make them happier, all of this without destroying the world in which we live. For more information, please visit:

About Royal Philips Electronics

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity”. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs about 117,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.3 billion in 2010, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at


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